Scheme of Arrangement

On 26 June 2017, Seymour Whyte announced that it had entered into a Scheme Implementation Agreement with VINCI Construction International Network (VCIN), under which, subject to the satisfaction or waiver of a number of conditions, it is proposed that VCIN’s nominee VINCI Construction Australasia Pty Ltd will acquire 100% of Seymour Whyte shares pursuant to a scheme of arrangement.

Further details about the Scheme are available in the Scheme Booklet.

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Key documents
Scheme Booklet
Scheme Implementation Agreement

Scheme Meeting
When: 10am on Thursday 28 September 2017
Where: Morgan Room, Level1, Christie Conference Centre, 320 Adelaide Street, Brisbane

Second Court Hearing
When: 10.15am on Tuesday 3 October 2017
Where: The Federal Court of Australia, Level 17, Law Courts Building, Queens Square, Sydney
Notice of Second Court Hearing

Seymour Whyte Shareholder Information Line
1300 070 932 (within Australia) or +61 3 9415 4300 (outside Australia)

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Indicative timetable (as set out in the Scheme Booklet)

Event Time and date
Latest time and date for receipt of proxy forms or powers of attorney by the Share Registry for the Scheme Meeting 10.00am (Brisbane time)
Tuesday 26 September 2017
Time and date for determining eligibility to vote at the Scheme Meeting 7.00pm
Tuesday 26 September 2017
Scheme Meeting for approval of the Scheme by Seymour Whyte Shareholders 10.00am (Brisbane time)
Thursday 28 September 2017
Second Court Hearing for approval of the Scheme by the Court 10.15am
Tuesday 3 October 2017
Effective Date – Scheme Order lodged with ASIC, and last day of trading in Seymour Whyte Shares on ASX (with Seymour Whyte Shares suspended from close of trading) Thursday 5 October 2017
Scheme Dividends Record Date for determining entitlement to receive payment of the Scheme Dividends (if applicable) 7.00pm
Monday 9 October 2017
Scheme Dividends Payment Date – payment of the Scheme Dividends to Scheme Dividends Shareholders (if applicable) Friday 13 October 2017
Scheme Record Date for determining entitlement to receive payment of the Scheme Consideration 7.00pm
Monday 16 October 2017
Implementation Date - payment of the Scheme Consideration to Scheme Shareholders, and transfer of Scheme Shares to VCA Monday 23 October 2017